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Eye On Boise archive for July 18, 2017

TUESDAY, JULY 18, 2017

Idaho won't comply with Trump voter panel request 

Secretary of State Lawerence Denney announced Tuesday he will not hand over detailed voter information to President Donald Trump's commission on election fraud as part of a settlement with the Idaho Democratic Party, the AP reports. Idaho now joins 17 other states and the District of Columbia also refusing to comply with the commission's request...

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Yates launches lt. gov. campaign, joining crowded race 

Steve Yates, former Idaho Republican Party chairman, launched his campaign for lieutenant governor today with an announcement on the state Capitol steps in Boise, to be followed by appearances today in Coeur d’Alene and Idaho Falls. Yates was introduced by Milford Terrell, who lauded Yates’...

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Idaho GOP to elect new chair, reconsider loyalty oath

Idaho's top Republican leaders are preparing to gather in the state's most conservative region to elect a new party chair and amend key elements of the GOP state platform. The two-day Idaho GOP summer meeting starts Friday in Coeur d'Alene. Currently, the lead candidate for party chairman is Jonathan Parker...

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Idaho to continue buying timberland and farmland

Idaho officials have decided to continue buying timberland and farmland to generate revenue for public schools following a financial consultant's review of the state's reinvestment plan. The Idaho Land Board voted 4-0 Tuesday to approve the plan with a few modifications...

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